APDT and Dogwise Award Scholarships to Four Members

September 13th, 2016

Four APDT members committed to careers in the professional dog training industry and shelter programs received scholarships from the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and Dogwise during the APDT’s 23rd Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Now in its 16th year, the APDT annual scholarship program awards financial support to further the educational training of those individuals interested in the dog training profession.

Congratulations to the following 2016 APDT recipients:

Michaela McKay
Melanie Reichek
Kait Seyal
The Dogwise Shelter Scholarship allows selected staff and volunteers of shelter and rescue programs to attend the APDT Annual Conference. Eligibility for the scholarship includes staff and dedicated volunteers of public and private companion animal shelters and private (501c3) rescue programs.

Congratulations to the 2016 Dogwise recipient:

Melissa Morgan Smith
Additional information about this program offered through the APDT is available through the Awards and Scholarship section of the APDT website at www.apdt.com/about/awards-and-scholarships/

Dogwise brings you the largest selection of cutting-edge information on living, loving, and working with dogs available anywhere. Their focus is on creating humane, understandable and scientifically sound information for people who enrich their lives by working with, playing with and loving dogs. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Dogwise is dedicated to bringing their customers the best in dog training, behavior, health, breeding, sports, clicker training, and other dog-related topics.

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers, headquartered in Lexington, Ky., was founded in 1993 to be an inclusive forum for trainers to network with each other, provide educational opportunities, and grow the profession. Currently, the APDT reaches more than 5,200 members worldwide and is actively involved in ethics issues, business management, research, and continuing education in the professional dog training profession and pet industry.

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Lexington, KY  40504
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